Period One- 6th ,7th, and 8th grade

Monday- go to Newsela Website and read the following article:

https://newsela.com/read/lib-mexican-war-and-arizona/id/2000003362 (you may need to sign in)

Pay close attention to the photos, graphics, and bold type as they will help you to read with better understanding.

Use the online dictionary to look up any unfamiliar words.
 

https://www.dictionary.com


Tuesday-reread the article focusing on any new words you looked up the previous day. Then click on the activities link, and do the quiz.  You can check the answers after you do the quiz.  Go back to check and see why you go the answer wrong by finding the correct answer in the text.


Wednesday- Answer the following cause and effect questions about what you read in the article.

Cause

Effect

The United States invaded Mexico.

 

 

The United States did not want the land of Arizona.

In 1824, people from other countries started moving to Texas.

 

 

Texas was its own country until 1845.

 

The soldiers found Arizona unpleasant.

Thursday-
Use the information from the text you read to identify facts and opinions from the text:

fact:

opinion:

fact:

opinion:

Extension Question: How did you know which ones were facts and which ones were opinions?


Friday-Choose another article from Newsela to read. Write a short paragraph describing what you learned in this new article.



Period Three- 7th grade
Monday- go to Newsela Website and read the following article:

https://newsela.com/read/lib-mexican-war-and-arizona/id/2000003361/  (you may need to sign in)

Pay close attention to the photos, graphics, and bold type as they will help you to read with better understanding.

Use the online dictionary to look up any unfamiliar words.
 

https://www.dictionary.com


Tuesday-reread the article focusing on any new words you looked up the previous day. Then click on the activities link, and do the quiz.  You can check the answers after you do the quiz.  Go back to check and see why you go the answer wrong by finding the correct answer in the text.

Wednesday- Answer the following cause and effect questions about what you read in the article.

Cause

Effect

The United States invaded Mexico.

 

 

The United States did not want the land of Arizona.

In 1824, people from other countries started moving to Texas.

 

 

Texas was its own country until 1845.

 

The soldiers found Arizona unpleasant.

Thursday-
Use the information from the text you read to identify facts and opinions from the text:

fact:

opinion:

fact:

opinion:

Extension Question: How did you know which ones were facts and which ones were opinions?


Friday-Choose another article from Newsela to read. Write a short paragraph describing what you learned in this new article.

Period Four-6th Grade

Monday- go to Newsela Website and read the following article:

https://newsela.com/read/lib-mexican-war-and-arizona/id/2000003363/ (you may need to sign in)

Pay close attention to the photos, graphics, and bold type as they will help you to read with better understanding.

Use the online dictionary to look up any unfamiliar words.
 

https://www.dictionary.com


Tuesday-reread the article focusing on any new words you looked up the previous day. Then click on the activities link, and do the quiz.  You can check the answers after you do the quiz.  Go back to check and see why you go the answer wrong by finding the correct answer in the text.

Wednesday- Answer the following cause and effect questions about what you read in the article.

Cause

Effect

The United States invaded Mexico.

 

 

The United States did not want the land of Arizona.

In 1824, people from other countries started moving to Texas.

 

 

Texas was its own country until 1845.

 

The soldiers found Arizona unpleasant.

Thursday-
Use the information from the text you read to identify facts and opinions from the text:

fact:

opinion:

fact:

opinion:

Extension Question: How did you know which ones were facts and which ones were opinions?


Friday-Choose another article from Newsela to read. Write a short paragraph describing what you learned in this new article.


Period Five-7th Grade

Monday- go to Newsela Website and read the following article:


https://newsela.com/read/lib-mexican-war-and-arizona/id/2000003362 (you may need to sign in)

Pay close attention to the photos, graphics, and bold type as they will help you to read with better understanding.

Tuesday-reread the article focusing on any new words you looked up the previous day. Then click on the activities link, and do the quiz.  You can check the answers after you do the quiz.  Go back to check and see why you go the answer wrong by finding the correct answer in the text.


Wednesday- Answer the following cause and effect questions about what you read in the article.

Cause

Effect

The United States invaded Mexico.

 

 

The United States did not want the land of Arizona.

In 1824, people from other countries started moving to Texas.

 

 

Texas was its own country until 1845.

 

The soldiers found Arizona unpleasant.

Thursday-
Use the information from the text you read to identify facts and opinions from the text:

fact:

opinion:

fact:

opinion:

Extension Question: How did you know which ones were facts and which ones were opinions?


Friday-Choose another article from Newsela to read. Write a short paragraph describing what you learned in this new article.

Period Six-6th Grade

Monday- go to Newsela Website and read the following article:

https://newsela.com/read/lib-mexican-war-and-arizona/id/2000003362 (you may need to sign in)
Tuesday-reread the article focusing on any new words you looked up the previous day. Then click on the activities link, and do the quiz.  You can check the answers after you do the quiz.  Go back to check and see why you go the answer wrong by finding the correct answer in the text.


Wednesday- Answer the following cause and effect questions about what you read in the article.

Cause

Effect

The United States invaded Mexico.

 

 

The United States did not want the land of Arizona.

In 1824, people from other countries started moving to Texas.

 

 

Texas was its own country until 1845.

 

The soldiers found Arizona unpleasant.

Thursday-
Use the information from the text you read to identify facts and opinions from the text:

fact:

opinion:

fact:

opinion:

Extension Question: How did you know which ones were facts and which ones were opinions?


Friday-Choose another article from Newsela to read. Write a short paragraph describing what you learned in this new article.

Period Seven-8th Grade


Monday- go to Newsela Website and read the following article:

https://newsela.com/read/lib-mexican-war-and-arizona/id/2000003361/  (you may need to sign in)

Pay close attention to the photos, graphics, and bold type as they will help you to read with better understanding.

Use the online dictionary to look up any unfamiliar words.
 

https://www.dictionary.com


Tuesday-reread the article focusing on any new words you looked up the previous day. Then click on the activities link, and do the quiz.  You can check the answers after you do the quiz.  Go back to check and see why you go the answer wrong by finding the correct answer in the text.

Wednesday- Answer the following cause and effect questions about what you read in the article.

Cause

Effect

The United States invaded Mexico.

 

 

The United States did not want the land of Arizona.

In 1824, people from other countries started moving to Texas.

 

 

Texas was its own country until 1845.

 

The soldiers found Arizona unpleasant.

Thursday-
Use the information from the text you read to identify facts and opinions from the text:

fact:

opinion:

fact:

opinion:

Extension Question: How did you know which ones were facts and which ones were opinions?


Friday-Choose another article from Newsela to read. Write a short paragraph describing what you learned in this new article.




Standards covered in the weekly lessons/activities:
6.4e   Use word-reference materials.
6.6
a  Skim materials using text features, such as type, headings, and graphics, to predict and categorize information. 
6.6c  Summarize supporting details.
6.6h  Differentiate between fact and opinion. 
6.6i   Identify cause-and-effect relationships.

7.4f  Use word-reference materials to determine meanings and etymology.
7.6a   Skim materials using text features, including type, headings, and graphics, to predict and categorize information. 
7.6d Differentiate between fact and opinion.
7.6h Summarize text identifying supporting details.
7.6j  Identify cause-and-effect relationships. 

8.4e   Use word-reference materials to determine meanings and etymology
8.6
b  Apply knowledge of text features and organizational patterns to analyze selections. 
8.6c Skim materials to develop an overview or locate information.
8.6g  Differentiate between fact and opinion.
8.6
i  Summarize the text identifying supporting details.    
8.6j identify cause-and-effect relationships.